Notes and Podcast info from the PMlessonsLearned.com Conference Call:
Topic: Ignorance Is Risk (PMBestPractices)
PMlessonsLearned.com founder and PM Best Practices host: Henry Will, PMP - Guest Host PMLL Monthly PMP Exam Prep Call Host, Dana Safford, PMP
Presenter: Bill Duncan, owner of PM Partners, in Massachusetts, USA, and Director of Certification for American Society for the Advancement of Project Management (ASAPM) and the Global Alliance for Project Performance Standards (GAPPS).
Date of Conference Call: 15Mar2012
Podcast Number: 0133
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NOTES FROM THE CALL:
When managing or working on a project, what you don't know *can* hurt you. In this presentation, we'll cover 7 common misperceptions about project management ranging from the truth about variances and change requests (both should be sought out and celebrated!) to the reality of Brook's Law (meaning that adding resources to a late project will not always make it finish later!).